[lm-sensors] Abituguru needs force=y

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl
Sun Oct 14 14:27:04 CEST 2007

Jean Delvare wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Oct 2007 10:26:36 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
>> Graham Murray wrote:
>>> Hans de Goede <j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl> writes:
>>>> Interesting, thanks for the notification. The version in 2.6.23 check
>>>> a few DMI strings to make sure its running on an Abit motherboard
>>>> before randomly bit banging some io-ports. So I guess your motherboard
>>>> has different DMI strings then most, can you please mail me the output
>>>> of the dmidecode command? Then I'll make sure this gets fixed in
>>>> 2.6.24.
>>> I think that the problem is that DMI does not work on my system. At boot
>>> I get the message "DMI not present or invalid" and running dmidecode
>>> confirms this. For the i386, there is no user option to disable DMI
>>> during kernel configuration.
>>> newton ~ # dmidecode
>>> # dmidecode 2.9
>>> # No SMBIOS nor DMI entry point found, sorry.
>> Hmm,
>> Have you tried updating your BIOS?
> Was there an answer to this question?


I just checked the motherboard in question, the Abit AA-8 durumax, and it 
actually isn't one of the first. Its much newer then my uguru motherboard whcih 
does DMI just fine, could you try updating the BIOS please, also do you have 
ACPI enabled in the BIOS?



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